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6 Nights 7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking Expedition Marangu Route 7th - 13th November 2015
From Saturday 07 November 2015 -  07:30
To Friday 13 November 2015 - 18:30

The Marangu route is the oldest and the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. It's also referred to as the Coca cola route as it is believed to be the easiest with series of bunkhouses along this way. The route goes south East side of the mountain and approaches the summit of Kibo via the crater rim at Gillman's point The overall altitude gain is 3916m covering an estimated distance of 64 km.

Mt Kilimanjaro Safari
Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania - Horombo Base
Day 1: Nairobi – Moshi

Meeting point – Steers (Muindi Mbingu Street opposite the Jeevanjee Gardens) at 0730hrs

Departure @ 0745hrs

Transfer from Nairobi to Moshi town via Namanga – border. Packed lunch will be served on the way. Enjoy the amazing views of the lush agricultural Meru plantations arriving at Moshi hotel in the early evening. Overnight stay at Moshi. (Bed & Breakfast)

Day 2: Moshi – Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut

Depart early after breakfast and drive to Marangu gate (1980m). After checking in at the Gate, start an acclimatization hike in the tropical forest of Marangu arriving Mandara hut (alt.2700m) in the late evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Mandara hut. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 3: Mandara Hut – Horombo

Depart Mandara hut and continue the ascent up enjoying the spectacular mountain vegetation arriving at Horombo hut (alt 3700m) in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at Horombo hut. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 4: Horombo – Kibo 

After breakfast depart the camp and hike further up crossing the last water point signposted along the way. Your porters will fill up here as there is no water beyond this point. Continue the trek arriving at Kibo Hut (alt 4700m) in the early evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Kibo hut. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 5: Kibo – Summit – Kibo – Horombo

Wake up at 2300hrs and start the hike of the main peak- Uhuru (alt. 5895m) which is the highlight of our trip! It is advisable to start the hike of the summit as early as the scree slope up the Gillman's point (alt5680m), will still be frozen, which will make the walking safer and less strenuous. Walk for a further 2 hrs from Gillman's point to arrive at Uhuru peak at 0600hrs.After taking photos with the sunrise, descend further down to Kibo hut where you will have some breakfast and later descend further to Horombo hut for dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 6: Horombo – Mandara – Marangu Gate – Moshi

Depart the camp after breakfast and walk through the forest vegetation arriving at Marangu gate in the early afternoon with lunch and thereafter onward connection and transfer to the hotel in Moshi. (Breakfast, Lunch & Bed)

Day 7: Moshi – Nairobi

After breakfast at Moshi, drive to Arusha for lunch at own cost then proceed to NBO via Namanga border and further to Nairobi arriving late in the evening

Charges per person:

No of Pax East Africa Citizens Kenyan Residents (Expatriates) Non Residents
1 KES 75,800 USD 1,950 USD 2,000
2 - 4 KES 66,400 USD 1,650 USD 1,700
5 - 7 KES 59,900 USD 1,550 USD 1,600
8 - 10 KES 54,600 USD 1,450 USD 1,500
11 - 15 KES 48,400 USD 1,350 USD 1,400
16 & above KES 44,900 USD 1,250 USD 1,300

Extra day will attract KES 14,500 & USD 210 per person for E.A Citizens and Residents / Non residents respectively

Children & Students Rate Policy:

Between 13 - 15.99 years, 80% of adult rate

16 years and above, adult rate applies

NB: The above rates are subject to change without notice should necessitating factors dictate. These may be influenced by changes in government policies, intermittent exchange rates among other factors.

Deadline for payment: 15th October 2015

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Package inclusive of:
  • Return road transport to Moshi
  • Packed lunch on day one
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Moshi on Bed and Breakfast
  • Transfer from the hotel at Moshi to the mountain gate and back
  • Meals and picnic lunch while on the trek and as reflected in the itinerary
  • Park entry fees
  • Services of our English speaking guides/ cooks and porters
  • Accommodation in mountain bunk hostels, bed and a mattress will be provided
  • Uhf Radio communication / advanced Mountain first Aid Kit

Package exclusive of:

  • Hiking equipment and climbing gear
  • Drinks, Dinners in Moshi, Breakfast & Lunch on the return day
  • Medical, travel & personal insurance cover
  • Sleeping bag while on trek (charges at KES 350 per bag per night)
  • Any item of personal nature
  • Tips & gratuities for the mountain crew
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list

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